Theater: Sandy Is Dandy

Any Wednesday has Sandy Dennis.

No other play can make a statement half so adorable.

According to the program, Sandy plays Ellen Gordon, the mistress of Tycoon John Cleves (Don Porter). For Internal Revenue purposes, she is a tax dodge. His corporate tax returns list no executive sweetie, only the executive suite that she occupies rent-free on Manhattan's upper East Side. For her tycoon, Sandy is the marriage dodge, the once-weekly moonlighting that leaves John wan each Thursday.

No wonder. After one look at Sandy, illicit designs dissolve in a scrubbed glow of innocence;...

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